The Investment Ready Program 'Encouraging Future Generations' by Allianz and Impact Hub is a unique acceleration program, tailored for purpose driven entrepreneurs aiming to foster social inclusion of children and youth in Brazil, Germany, Malaysia and Turkey. Over a duration of 6 months, 10 participating teams engage in a systematic review of their business model, strategy and team before crafting a validated growth and investment plan. At the end of the program, all participants have the chance to pitch in front of a jury for the Allianz Future Generations Award (40.000 €).

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Social Inclusion

Fostering social inclusion of children and young people is the cornerstone of this Investment Ready Program. The Investment R…

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Global Impact

Global Impact

Our program is geared to purpose driven organisations that create scalable solutions to societal challenges in Brazil, Malays…

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Impact Investment

Impact Investors

Our program is a platform for investors and entrepreneurs to meet and collaborate to scale environmental, social and financia…

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Capacity Building

Capacity Building

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Program in a nutshell

As a participant of the program, you will be part of an international cohort of around 20 selected entrepreneurs, all promoting social inclusion of children and young people mitigating the risks from social inequality. Throughout the program, your team will be internationally connected and locally supported by an experienced investment coach, high level content experts, Allianz mentors, investors and powerful business tools. You will learn to navigate the impact investment scene and present your venture in various formats to raise the funds for your next level as an organisation. Beyond that, all participants will be part of two multi-day workshop sessions in February and June in Munich.


• Build your growth strategy and investment case in a structured way
• 20 hours customised support from high-level Allianz mentors and content experts
• Access to 100+ impact investor network & the Impact Day
• 6 months Impact Hub Membership
• Chance to be awarded with the Allianz Future Generation Award (40,000€ grant)


• You are a purpose-driven entrepreneur, working on a scalable solution targeting social inclusion of children and youth
• You have a proof-of-concept (you are revenue generating, revenue testing)
• You are seeking investment (€40k-€1MIO)
• Your organisation is legally incorporated in one of these countries: Brazil, Germany, Malaysia or Turkey


Warmup: November 9th, 2017

Application Deadline: November 26th, 2017; 11:59 pm (CET)

Kick-Off: January 15th

Investment Ready Academy I (Munich): February 5th - 9th

Cohort Meeting: April 14th - 15th

Investment Ready Academy II (Munich): June 13th - 14th

Impact Day (Munich): June 15th

Closing: End of June


The costs for the program itself will be covered by Allianz. Participating teams from Brazil, Malaysia and Turkey can apply for an Allianz international travel and accommodation stipend for the Investment Ready Academy I and II and the Impact Day in Munich.


The Warm-up is a special event organised for all teams interested in applying for the Investment Ready Program. To give you a taste of the program, we pack its core elements into a one-day workshop. Participation at the Warm-up gives you an idea of what the rest of the program will be like, and who you’ll be working with. At the same time, you can make meaningful connections with your peers, investors, Allianz mentors and experienced investment coaches. The Warm-up in Germany will take place at November 9th at Impact Hub Munich.


Allianz and Impact Hub Munich believe that social entrepreneurs play a vital part in accelerating the worldwide adoption of sustainable and inclusive technologies, policies, and behaviours. It is the aim of the program to support the entrepreneurs in getting fit for investment, growth and ready to generate global impact. Allianz and Impact Hub Munich further aim to catalyse investment into social entrepreneurs by nurturing the impact investment ecosystem at the four participating locations. To this end, we work with local investor communities, show them the opportunities and potential of impact investment and link them to internationally operating investor networks through the program.

Program Roots

The Investment Ready Program as a start-up acceleration program was orginally developed by Impact Hub Vienna in 2011 and expanded to Impact Hub Amsterdam in 2014. Within the last 6 years, it has helped 88+ purpose driven organisations in Europe to become fit for investment.

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Or get in touch with your local program host Johanna Rapp (Start-up Delivery Manager)